Queen Elizabeth II dies: Journey recommendation for attending right this moment’s Royal Mile procession for The Queen

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Many roads within the coronary heart of the Capital are closed and parking restrictions will probably be strictly enforced.

Visitors Scotland urged folks: “The place attainable, think about using public transport or Park & Trip and go away additional time in your journey. Go away loads of additional time in your journey and plan forward.”

Edinburgh Trams mentioned with hundreds anticipated to file previous the coffin at St Giles they might be operating all-night providers tonight to assist hold the town shifting.

The town council warned the town could be “extraordinarily busy” each right this moment and tomorrow and echoed the plea to plan forward. It added: “Accessibility and alternatives for viewing and parking are more likely to be restricted.”

ScotRail mentioned: “We’ll do the whole lot we are able to to assist folks pay their respects at any of the ceremonial occasions going down in Scotland.

“Our trains will probably be busier than regular, significantly to and from Edinburgh, throughout this era, and we’ll hold folks updated throughout our social media channels and on our web site.”

The Queen’s coffin will probably be taken in procession up the Royal Mile to St Giles Cathedral. Picture: Euan Cherry/Scottish Day by day Mail/PA Wire

Lothian Buses mentioned due to street closures a few of their providers had been diverted.

The town council urged folks to make use of one of many Capital’s seven park-and-ride websites – Ingliston, Hermiston, Newcraighall, Ferrytoll, Sheriffhall, Straiton or Wallyford – to go away their automobile and take a bus into the town centre.

Council chief Cammy Day mentioned: “The eyes of the world are upon us and I’m actually proud that our Capital metropolis continues to play such a major position in saying farewell to Her Majesty.

“We’re persevering with to work carefully with Scottish Authorities, Police Scotland and transport suppliers to handle disruption and safely accommodate the massive numbers of holiday makers who will want to pay their last respects over the subsequent couple of days.

“We’re reminding everybody to think about their journey wants and keep away from any non-essential journey.”

And the Scottish Authorities posted recommendation for these planning to affix the crowds within the Royal Mile to observe right this moment’s procession: “Plan your journey and verify journey recommendation; gown for the climate; deliver water; put together for lengthy intervals of standing; anticipate giant crowds; look out for one another.”

Roads closed:

Abbey Mount at Regent Street

Abbeyhill at Abbeyhill Crescent

Calton Street at Abbeyhill Crescent

Calton Street at Leith Road (native entry solely)

Canongate at St Mary Road and Jeffrey Road

Carrington Street at Crewe Street South

Carrington Street at East Fettes Avenue

East Market Road at junction with Jeffrey Road

Excessive Road at Cockburn Road

Excessive Road at George IV and The Mound

Holyrood Park entrance at Meadowbank Terrace

New Road, south of the doorway to Waverley automobile park

Nicolson Road at West Nicholson Road (street closed northbound solely; native entry offered to Blair Road)

Queen’s Drive (street closed east of the roundabout at Holyrood Gait entrance to Meadowbank Terrace entrance)

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